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Louisiana's tough-on-crime governor-elect announces new leaders of state police, national guard

Nov. 29, 2023 20:33 PM EST

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Throughout his election campaign, Republican Gov.-elect Jeff Landry promised to prioritize fighting crime in Louisiana, a state that in recent years has had one of the highest homicide rates in the country. On Wednesday, he took steps that he said would...

Trump picks up the endorsement of Texas Gov. Greg Abbott during a visit to a US-Mexico border town

Nov. 19, 2023 15:53 PM EST

EDINBURG, Texas (AP) — Donald Trump picked up the Texas governor’s endorsement Sunday during a visit to a U.S.-Mexico border town and promised that his hard-line immigration policies in a second presidential term would make Greg Abbott’s “job much easier.” “You’ll be...

Logan Airport 'not an appropriate place' for migrants arriving daily, Massport CEO says

Nov. 17, 2023 11:57 AM EST

BOSTON (AP) — About 20 to 25 migrants are arriving daily at Boston's Logan Airport, the head of the airport operator said Friday, with some seen camping out temporarily in baggage claim and elsewhere before trying to find a spot in the state's overburdened shelter system. But...

Judge orders federal agents to stop cutting Texas razor wire for now at busy Mexico border crossing

Oct. 30, 2023 17:47 PM EDT

McALLEN, Texas (AP) — A federal judge Monday ordered Border Patrol agents not to interfere with razor wire that Texas installed at a busy crossing for migrants on the U.S.-Mexico border, ruling that the barrier can only be cut to provide aid during medical emergencies. The...